Hijra: Story and Significance

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  • Author: Zakaria Bashier
  • ISBN: 9780860371243

This account of the Hijra - the departure of the Prophet from Makkah (Mecca) to Yathrib (now Medina) - is a story of endurance and triumph in the face of seemingly insuperable adversity.

Is a timely work in which Dr. Zakaria Basier gives a Moving Account of the story of Hijra, a story of endurance and triumph in the face of seemingly insuperable adversity, of idealism and courageous faith in the possibility of a just and free Islamic State 

DR. ZAKARIA BASHIER was born in the Sudan (1940) and educated at the Universities of Khartoum, Durham (UK) and Pittsburgh (USA). He was appointed a lecturer at Khartoum University in 1973. He served at King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, as Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and the Islamic Foundation as senior Research Fellow. In 1982 he was elected to the parliament of the Sudan, and subsequently appointed as a State Minister, and Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee for Higher Education and Scientific Research. At present he is teaching at the University of Al-Ain, UAE. 



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